Support students in ARTS in NYC, this amazing semester-long Study Domestic program that bridges the gap between FSU and the professional arts world. Gifts will underwrite attendance at the APAP Conference in January & supplemental studio classes.

Donations ended on 10/26/2023

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ARTS in NYC Semester: Student Support

ARTS in NYC is FSU's semester-long 'Study Domestic' program, administered by the School of Dance in the FSU College of Fine Arts.

After a two-year hiatus, ARTS in NYC returns in January 2023 when thirteen students will travel to the Big Apple for coursework, behind-the-scenes tours, internships and supplemental studio classes at some of the world's most renowned companies. 

Metrocards, city housing, performance tickets, and supplemental studio classes...ARTS in NYC is an important transition from classroom-to-career, but the cost is high.

Help us underwrite registration for all 13 students to attend the premier performing arts festival/conference (APAP) in January 2023 and additional studio courses throughout the semester. MAKE A GIFT TODAY!

ARTS in NYC is directed by Hannah Schwadron, MFA, Ph.D. Donors are invited to attend a Guest Lecture with Dr. Schwadron on November 9 at the home of Bobbie & Segundo Fernandez. 

ARTS in NYC introduces students to the professional dance world, not as tourists but as working members of the inner community. The program offers a supportive way to study for a semester in NYC while figuring out how to negotiate the city and the arts. As a fully credited program, ARTS in NYC offers structured classes and carefully selected internships that help students assess how they might fit into the field. ARTS in NYC is a mentored system of interlocking classes, performances and events that immerse students in NYC arts and culture. This enables students to use the city as an arts resource and allows them to begin serious networking and gain confidence for the future.

Guest speakers have included: Monica Bill Barnes, Bill T. Jones, Ana “Rockafella” Garcia, “Storyboard P,” Noemie LaFrance, Ephrat Asherie, Brahms “Bravo” LaFortune, Okwui Okpokwasili, Doug Elkins, Nora Chipaumire and Jorge “PopMaster Fabel” Pabon. Additionally, participating students enjoy opportunities to engage with the broadening network of ARTS in NYC alumni to build professional contacts. 


Jeté Level

Underwrite one student registration for the APAP Conference in NYC
Give $200.00

Sauté Level

We'll team you up with another donor at this level to underwrite a student registration for the APAP Conference in NYC
Give $100.00

Relevé Level

Underwrite two (2) continuing education studio classes for a student
Give $50.00

Battement Level

Underwrite a continuing education studio class for a student
Give $25.00

Thank You to Our Supporters






Board Members

Supporter Amount Gift Date
Halle Moore  $5.00 3/29/2023 8:20 PM
Rebecca Miller   Relevé Level $50.00 12/2/2022 2:02 PM
Mary Roberts  Sauté Level $100.00 12/2/2022 10:49 AM
Sara Dimmick  Jeté Level $200.00 12/1/2022 9:33 PM
Rosa Bledsoe  Sauté Level $100.00 11/10/2022 8:02 AM
Courtney Miller Samanen  $10.00 11/9/2022 8:01 PM
Anonymous Donor  $10.00 11/9/2022 5:33 PM
Malia Bruker  $20.00 11/9/2022 5:09 PM
Clara Molina  Sauté Level $100.00 11/8/2022 11:21 PM
Hannah Schwadron   Jeté Level $200.00 11/8/2022 7:29 PM
Laurie Molina & Santiago Molina  Jeté Level $200.00 11/7/2022 2:00 PM
Anonymous Donor  Jeté Level $500.00 11/7/2022 1:57 PM
Barbara L. Aguirre  Relevé Level $50.00 11/7/2022 11:43 AM
Jessica Comas & Juan Comas   Battement Level $25.00 11/7/2022 11:20 AM
Shelby Augustyniak    Sauté Level $100.00 11/6/2022 1:23 PM
Jonathan Klepper & Jimmy Cole  Battement Level $25.00 11/6/2022 11:24 AM
Anjali Austin  Sauté Level $100.00 10/31/2022 7:12 PM
Nancy Redig  Sauté Level $100.00 10/30/2022 9:56 AM
Carla Peterson  Battement Level $25.00 10/27/2022 12:20 PM
Gwen Welliver  Relevé Level $50.00 10/27/2022 9:41 AM
Jawole Zollar   Jeté Level $400.00 10/26/2022 5:01 PM
Bobbie Fernandez & Segundo   Jeté Level $200.00 10/21/2022 11:48 AM

Donations for this project ended on 10/26/2023 9:59 PM

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